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History made as Ireland votes to legalise abortion in landslide victory

Ireland is set to legalise abortion after an overwhelming majority voted Yes in Friday’s historic referendum.(Picture: AP)Ireland has voted to legalise abortion after an overwhelming majority voted ‘Yes’ in a historic referendum. 15 more words

Irish voted to legalize abortion

In a historic victory the Republic of Ireland has voted to effectively legalize abortion, removing a clause in the constitution that had been described by the UN as a… 259 more words

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History made as Ireland votes to legalise abortion in landslide victory

Ireland is set to legalise abortion after an overwhelming majority voted Yes in Friday’s historic referendum.(Picture: AP)Ireland has voted to legalise abortion after an overwhelming majority voted ‘Yes’ in a historic referendum.  14 more words

History made as Ireland votes to legalise abortion in landslide victory

Ireland has voted to legalise abortion after an overwhelming majority voted ‘Yes’ in a historic referendum. 

Thousands of Irish citizens took to the polls on Friday to vote on whether to overhaul the country’s Eight Amendment which makes abortions illegal except in cases where it endangers a mother’s life. 1,241 more words

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Now Ireland has legalised abortion, what happens next?

With the result that Ireland’s 8th amendment on abortion will be repealed, over 60% of the country are rejoicing.

The historic vote was on whether Irish women would be able to access abortions in the country, and whether the constitution should be changed to reflect this. 369 more words

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Ireland set to legalise abortion after exit polls predict landslide victory

Ireland looks set to liberalise its strict laws on abortion after two major exit polls predicted a landslide victory for the Yes vote in Friday’s referendum. 1,532 more words

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Ireland overwhelmingly backs changing abortion laws, exit poll reveals

An exit poll has suggested 68% of voters in Ireland have backed changing abortion laws.

The Irish Times and Ipsos MRBI poll says 32% of voters opposed repealing the eight amendment. 305 more words

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